In Myanmar, a global health threat breeds room for new cooperation

Myanmar is a hot spot for malaria drug resistance — and a threat to global disease control and eradication efforts. But the bad news might have a silver lining: new opportunities to bridge political divides and wage a common war against a deadly disease.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.